Top Story: Lilly’s Bold Move in Boone County

Dave Ricks, Chief Executive Officer, Eli Lilly and Company

A $3.7 billion investment by Eli Lilly and Company, the largest in company history, will create manufacturing facilities in Boone County that are expected to employ 700. CEO Dave Ricks talks about the blockbuster announcement that has the potential to transform Lebanon from bedroom community to boomtown.

Business of Health: Purdue’s Role in LEAP District

Brian Edelman, President, Purdue Research Foundation

Lilly’s planned investment in the LEAP Innovation and Research District is a key element of what is envisioned as a 63-mile hard tech corridor. And Purdue University says it is all in.  

Around INdiana: Boone County Housing

Greg Cooper, Founding Partner, Compass Indiana

The Lilly investment is the largest of several economic development projects in Boone County. We’ll explore what the momentum means for housing.

Lilly Scholars at Ivy Tech

Sue Ellspermann, President, Ivy Tech Community College

Lilly is putting skin in the game when it comes to fueling a talent pipeline for its planned Boone County facilities. We’ll have details on a $15 million initiative involving Ivy Tech Community College aimed at opening career opportunities for students from economically challenged backgrounds.

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